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Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

What better way to welcome the fall season than by making Snickerdoodle Cookies?


Snickerdoodle Dough

2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons cream of tartar (or substitute it with 1 teaspoon lemon juice/white vinegar)

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

1 cup unsalted, softened butter

1 ½ cups sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cinnamon Sugar Coating

⅓ cup sugar

2 tablespoons cinnamon



  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt together Cream together the (slightly) softened butter and 1⅓ cups sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and blend thoroughly.
  3. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, and mix well.
  4. In a separate small bowl, combine the remaining ⅓ cup of sugar and 2 tablespoons of cinnamon.
  5. Using a spoon, scoop the dough and roll it into balls, then roll in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  6. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Cool and serve!
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